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Police to announce major Schuylerville drug arrests today

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office has scheduled a press conference for Monday morning to announce "major" drug arrests in the Schuylerville area in recent days. A half-dozen arrests occurred as investigators from a number of law enforcement agencies dismantled a drug network that had a link to a

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 09:35:00

Glens Falls woman gets a year in jail for drugged driving

QUEENSBURY - A Glens Falls woman who was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs twice in 6 months last year has been sentenced to a year in Warren County Jail. Melissa H. Torchetti, 34, pleaded guilty last month to driving while ability impaired by drugs, a felony, in connection with arre

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 16:30:00

Saratoga County sheriff announcing major drug bust Monday morning

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo said Sunday his office will announce the breakup of a major drug trafficking organization that operated in the county on Monday. A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors' building in Ballston Spa. Zurlo's office declined to give mor

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 06:18:24

Kingsbury man accused of kidnapping mother, child

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. QUEENSBURY - A Kingsbury man kidnapped a woman and her 3-year-old daughter at knifepoint Saturday night, leading to a standoff in a motel parking lot that ended with the suspect fighting with police who were trying to disarm him, authorities said. Miguel

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 15:15:00

Local man arrested for knifepoint abduction

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local man is facing several charges after an alleged knifepoint abduction over the weekend. The Warren County Sheriff's Office says Miguel Medrano-Garcia got into an argument Saturday in Hudson Falls. Medrano-Garcia is then accused of driving a woman and her 3-year-old

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-19 15:23:28

Police: Six arrested in Saratoga County drug case

Six people were arrested in recent days as local, state and federal investigators dismantled a cocaine and marijuana distribution network that operated from several properties on Route 32 in the town of Saratoga and had connections to the New York City area. In all, authorities seized 2.5 kilograms

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 14:45:00

Police: Man charged with DWI after collision

KINGSBURY - A Hudson Falls man was charged with driving while intoxicated Saturday night after he backed into another vehicle in a parking lot on Route 4, police said. Stephen M. Trybendis Jr. 48, was charged with misdemeanor DWI after police were called about a collision in a parking lot just befor

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 11:45:00

Kidnap victim calls 911 rather than rent room as ordered, sheriff says

QUEENSBURY - A man who held a woman and her child at knifepoint was taken into custody after he ordered the woman to rent them a motel room and she called the police, deputies said. The kidnapping began Saturday in Washington County when Miguel A. Medrano-Garcia, 21, of Hudson Falls used a knife to

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 11:32:03

Hudson Falls seeks to monitor waste haulers

HUDSON FALLS - A draft to revise laws on hauling waste was submitted to the Village Board last week and is being examined for change. Specifically, the board is weighing options to better monitor haulers. Robert Cook, a village trustee, explained that village code has requirements surrounding how tr

POST-STAR - 2018-03-18 20:00:00

Local police step up pressure on the drug trade

Hudson Falls Police seized heroin, cocaine and an illegal stun gun disguised as a cellphone from a vehicle parked last year in Hudson Falls. They came to Fort Edward from law enforcement agencies around the Northeast that day in late 2014, spurred by a dramatic increase in heroin use around the reg

POST-STAR - 2018-03-18 00:00:00

Queensbury traffic stop leads to felony arrest

QUEENSBURY - A Stillwater man whose driver's license has been suspended 19 times was jailed Friday night after he was stopped in Queensbury, police said. Brian J. Gagne, 36, was charged with felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after the Warren County Sheriff's Office stopped hi


Photos: Glens Falls High School 'Girls' Day'

On Saturday, for "Girls' Day," a group of about 100 Glens Falls High School girls had an opportunity to try new things, learning how to pamper their minds and bodies and protect their personal space through a series of potentially life altering self-improvement workshop sessions like self-defense, g


Sheriff's Office: Driver had 19 suspensions

GAGNE 19 SUSPENSIONS_3_17_2018_5_58_19 PMThumbnail QUEENSBURY -- A routine traffic stop in Queensbury ended in charges for the driver. Warren County Sheriff's officers conducted a traffic stop Friday evening in Queensbury, on a vehicle with a loud exhaust. A license check revealed that the driver, B


Greenwich couple sues Glens Falls school district

QUEENSBURY - A fall on a sidewalk in front of Glens Falls High School last winter has led to a lawsuit against the city school district and school board. Greenwich resident Laurelyn Flanders and her husband, Louis Flanders, filed the lawsuit earlier this month in state Supreme Court in Warren County


Lake Luzerne woman headed to prison

BALLSTON SPA - A Lake Luzerne woman who went into a Hadley home one day last summer and assaulted a person was sentenced Thursday in Saratoga County Court to up to 3 years in state prison. Arianna Hoebeke, 31, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, a felony, in January for an Aug. 24 incident at a


Cole's Collision owner convicted on multiple charges in connection to DWI crash

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local business owner has been convicted of multiple charges in connection to a DWI crash. John Cole, the owner of Cole's Collision, drove his BMW into a tree last March on Sitterly Road in Halfmoon. One of the passengers in the backseat suffered injuries that left


Glens Falls man accused of raping 14-year-old

A Glens Falls man was jailed Wednesday for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in Montgomery County on numerous occasions, police said. Charles D. Larson, 45, was charged with second-degree rape, a felony, for an alleged sexual relationship with the teen in the town of Minden in 2016 and 2017, accor


Fort Edward man headed to prison for home invasion assault

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. QUEENSBURY - A Fort Edward man who forced his way into a Queensbury home last spring and assaulted a man inside was sentenced Wednesday in Warren County Court to 2 years in state prison. Zachary T. Milgo, 19, pleaded guilty to second-degree assault, a fe


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Police: Man accidentally broke baby's arm

GLENS FALLS - A Glens Falls man was arrested Wednesday after his infant son suffered a broken arm, police said. Daniel S. Caldwell, 23, was charged with misdemeanor counts of assault and endangering the welfare of a child after a child under the age of 1 was brought to Glens Falls Hospital on Wednes